Who Does She Think She Is?
Celebrity Impersonator Tracey Bell Returns Home to Edmonton with Pride T RACEY Bell has a colourful and dynamic history with her hometown of Edmonton. Years before making a name for herself as an award-winning impersonator of classic celebrity “divas” at events around the world, Tracey Bell grew up in North East Edmonton and was impersonating celebrity favourites in her earliest school years. Tracey Bell portraying (from left) Julie Andrews, Cher, Marilyn Monroe, and Celine Dion! “I did my first impersonations of Cher at recess at York Elementary School. My friend and I would alternate playing Sonny Bono and Cher,” she says. As she continued on to Steele Heights Junior High and M.E. LaZerte High School, Tracey added impersonations of Marilyn Monroe , Judy Garland , and Nana Mouskouri to her budding celebrity repertoire, winning drama awards and dancing in the opening ceremonies of the 1978 Commonwealth Games. After working for T